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Old 01-02-2010, 01:01 AM
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Default Re: Favorite bass player? Only one allowed

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Originally Posted by Styx View Post
Paul McCartney!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
Same here. The bass lines in Something and Silly Love Songs are two of the best ever recorded in pop/rock music. Paul McCartney has countless other great bass parts, but those two I think are his best. Before there was Paul, the bassist stood out in the background. He is the one that turned the bass guitar into a "front man" instrument. It should be noted that Motown legend James Jamerson had a big influence on McCartney's playing.
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